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Maintenance Mechanic

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Date: Mar 18, 2023

Location: Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life. 

Job      Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide professional services for the construction, installation, modification and maintenance of safe, reliable systems and facilities at the LZ Wickliffe Plant.
  • Independently read and interpret planning sheets, sketches, and related technical data.
  • Safely maintain, troubleshoot, repair, modify, and/or construct mechanical equipment used to make and move chemicals in accordance with written guidelines and procedures.
  • Provide technical input to internal customers regarding the installation, repair, and safe operation of equipment and systems.
  • Continuously improve the quality of individual and group services to meet the plants’ needs in a safe, timely, and cost-effective manner.
  • Safely work independently and around others by following all required procedures.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.


Skills, Experience, and Qualifications:                         

  • High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited school.
  • Minimum 5 years maintenance experience
  • Knowledge of the following:
    • Welding, metal fabrication, equipment troubleshooting, rigging, forklift operation, rotating/stationary equipment repair, millwrighting, pipefitting and layout, plumbing, insulating, reading prints and diagrams.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Proven customer service skills.
  • Ability to wear SCBA\Respirator and other protective equipment as required.
  • Proper use of tank entry equipment, PPE, and confined space work permits are required.
  • Good math skills (addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication).
  • Communicate effectively with peers and management at all levels through written, verbal and taking direction.
  • Computer skills.
  • High level attention to detail.


Considered a Plus:

  • Previous chemical plant, nuclear or military engineer experience or knowledge of chemical hazards
  • Formal technical/trade schools or certification.
  • SAP knowledge.
  • Experience with various pump (PDP, centrifugal, diaphragm and circulating) maintenance and repairs.
  • Welding certifications


Working Conditions:

  • Occasionally willing to work overtime including weekends, holidays and call-ins.
  • Will be subject to extended periods of climbing ladders and stairways, sitting, walking, standing, bending, stooping, carrying, pushing, pulling, reaching, moving, and lifting up to 100 pounds.
  • Presence of nuisance odors from chemical processes, testing facilities, or laboratories.
  • Many areas may be extremely noisy.
  • Must be willing/able to work outdoors in inclement weather.


If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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